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Varāhamihira's and knowledge
Varāhamihira's knowledge of Western astronomy was thorough.

Varāhamihira's and .
) ( 1981 ) Varāhamihira's Bṛhat Saṁhitā.

classical and work
He envisaged instruments in which the French late-romantic full-organ sound should work integrally with the English and German romantic reed pipes, and with the classical Alsace Silbermann organ resources and baroque flue pipes, all in registers regulated ( by stops ) to access distinct voices in fugue or counterpoint capable of combination without loss of distinctness: different voices singing together in the same music.
The subject of nearly all of Maillol's mature work is the female body, treated with a classical emphasis on stable forms.
The epitome of the neoclassical style, his work marked a return to classical refinement after the theatrical excesses of Baroque sculpture.
He also composed one large scale instrumental work in 1815 intended as a study in late classical orchestration: Twenty-Six Variations for the Orchestra on a Theme called La Folia di Spagna.
The three volumes of this work are a study of classical rabbinic theology and aggadah, as opposed to halakha ( Jewish law.
Bede quotes from several classical authors, including Cicero, Plautus, and Terence, but he may have had access to their work via a Latin grammar rather than directly.
Bede dedicated this work to Cuthbert, apparently a student, for he is named " beloved son " in the dedication, and Bede says " I have laboured to educate you in divine letters and ecclesiastical statutes " Another textbook of Bede's is the De orthographia, a work on orthography, designed to help a medieval reader of Latin with unfamiliar abbreviations and words from classical Latin works.
These arguments, and a discussion of the distinctions between absolute and relative time, space, place and motion, appear in a Scholium at the very beginning of Newton's work, The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy ( 1687 ), which established the foundations of classical mechanics and introduced his law of universal gravitation, which yielded the first quantitatively adequate dynamical explanation of planetary motion.
In the early work of Max Planck, Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr, the existence of energy in discrete quantities had been postulated, in order to explain phenomena, such as the spectrum of black-body radiation, the photoelectric effect, and the stability and spectrum of atoms such as hydrogen, that had eluded explanation by, and even appeared to be in contradiction with, classical physics.
Most classical liberals also supported legislation to regulate the number of hours that children were allowed to work and usually did not oppose factory reform legislation.
On the other hand, a few practitioners e. g. Quinlan Terry still work in a traditional classical idiom.
In order to reinforce his position that the Greeks were inclined towards plagiarism, he cites numerous instances of such inappropriate appropriation by classical Greek writers, reported second-hand from On Plagiarism, an anonymous 3rd century BC work sometimes ascribed to Aretades.
[...] Not only did he become a well-known patron of expressionist art: locked in Clos des Mésanges he began an intensive self-improvement course in classical music and literature, and started work on an autobiography ".
Due to the limited number of full-time orchestral jobs, many classical bassists are similarly not able to find full-time work with a single orchestra.
This fruitful collaboration laid the ground work for the classical description of the Southern Paiute language published in 1930, and enabled Sapir to produce the conclusive evidence linking the Shoshonean languages to the Nahuan languages-establishing the Uto-Aztecan language family on solid evidence.
A theory of electromagnetism, known as classical electromagnetism, was developed by various physicists over the course of the 19th century, culminating in the work of James Clerk Maxwell, who unified the preceding developments into a single theory and discovered the electromagnetic nature of light.
Einhard's literary model was the classical work of the Roman historian Suetonius, the Lives of the Caesars, though it is important to stress that the work is very much Einhard's own, that is to say he adapts the models and sources for his own purposes.
In October 1905 Satie enrolled in Vincent d ' Indy's Schola Cantorum de Paris to study classical counterpoint while still continuing his cabaret work.
Around this time, composers of classical music developed a strong interest in traditional song collecting, and a number of outstanding composers carried out their own field work on traditional song.
But unlike the classical school and many economists today, Marx made a clear distinction between labor actually done and an individual's " labor power " or ability to work.
In the process, many fragments of classical learning are preserved which otherwise would have been hopelessly lost ; " in fact, in the majority of his works, including the Origines, he contributes little more than the mortar which connects excerpts from other authors, as if he was aware of his deficiencies and had more confidence in the stilus maiorum than his own " his translator Katherine Nell MacFarlane remarks ; on the other hand, some of these fragments were lost in the first place because Isidore ’ s work was so highly regarded — Braulio called it quecunque fere sciri debentur, " practically everything that it is necessary to know "— that it superseded the use of many individual works of the classics themselves, which were not recopied and have therefore been lost: " all secular knowledge that was of use to the Christian scholar had been winnowed out and contained in one handy volume ; the scholar need search no further ".
Perhaps Rousseau's most important work is The Social Contract, which outlines the basis for a legitimate political order within a framework of classical republicanism.
It is the only extant classical work dealing with the early history of the Goths.

classical and Brihatsamhita
* 500 AD-Varahamithra ’ s classical work, Brihatsamhita, written about 500 A. D., provides a clear evidence that a deep knowledge of atmospheric processes existed in India even in those times.

classical and written
It was in York that Alcuin formed his love of classical poetry, though he was sometimes troubled by the fact that it was written by non-Christians.
This play, The Persians, is the only extant classical Greek tragedy concerned with recent history ( very few of that kind were ever written ) and it is a useful source of information about that period.
Central to classical liberal ideology was their interpretation of John Locke's Second treatise of government and " A letter concerning toleration ", which had been written as a defence of the Glorious Revolution of 1688.
The order of a classical building is akin to the mode or key of classical music, the grammar or rhetoric of a written composition.
All of these pre-Qin texts were written in classical Chinese.
More broadly speaking, Chinese classic texts may refer to texts, be they written in vernacular Chinese or in classical Chinese, that existed before 1912, when the last imperial Chinese dynasty, the Qing Dynasty, fell.
Here the classical rule is assumed to hold for the calorimetric material being used, and the propositions are mathematically written:
The classical ideal gas law may be written:
The 900-page book, titled Elementorum physicae mathematicae, written in Latin by Jesuit Father Andrea Caraffa, a professor at the Collegio Romano, covered subjects like mathematics, classical mechanics, astronomy, optics, and acoustics.
The tradition of diglossia, the simultaneous existence of vernacular and archaizing written forms of Greek, was renewed in the modern era in the form of a polarization between two competing varieties: Dimotiki, the vernacular form of Modern Greek proper, and Katharevousa, meaning ' purified ', an imitation of classical Greek, which was developed in the early 19th century and used for literary, juridic, administrative and scientific purposes in the newly formed modern Greek state.
A second classical distinction is between the Written Torah ( laws written in the Hebrew Bible, specifically its first five books ), and Oral Law, laws believed transmitted orally prior to compilation in texts such as the Mishnah, Talmud, and Rabbinic codes.
While the above classical hexameter has never enjoyed much popularity in English, where the standard metre is iambic pentameter, English poems have frequently been written in iambic hexameter.
When ionized hydrogen is written as " H < sup >+</ sup >" as in the solvation of classical acids such as hydrochloric acid, the hydronium ion, H < sub > 3 </ sub > O < sup >+</ sup >, is meant, not a literal ionized single hydrogen atom.
While in European classical music elements of interpretation, ornamentation and accompaniment are sometimes left to the performer's discretion, the performer's primary goal is to play a composition as it was written.
Scholar David Aune has argued that the gospels were modeled after classical Greco-Roman biographies, and Justin's use of the term apomnemoneumata to mean all the Synoptic Gospels should be understood as referring to a written biography such as the Memorabilia of Xenophon because they preserve the authentic teachings of Jesus.
Private or personal libraries made up of written books ( as opposed to the state or institutional records kept in archives ) appeared in classical Greece in the 5th century BC.
Private or personal libraries made up of written books ( as opposed to the state or institutional records kept in archives ) appeared in classical Greece in the 5th century BC.
In the Western world, from the classical period through the early centuries of the Christian era, manuscripts were written without spaces between the words ( scriptio continua ), which makes them especially hard for the untrained to read.
* The commentary by Rabbi Pinhas Kehati, which is written in Modern Israeli Hebrew and based on classical and contemporary works, has become popular in the late Twentieth Century.
In the codex's description of the first meeting between Moctezuma and Cortés, the Aztec ruler is described as giving a prepared speech in classical oratorial Nahuatl, a speech which as described verbatim in the codex ( written by Sahagún's Tlatelolcan informants who were probably not eyewitnesses of the meeting ) included such prostrate declarations of divine or near-divine admiration as, " You have graciously come on earth, you have graciously approached your water, your high place of Mexico, you have come down to your mat, your throne, which I have briefly kept for you, I who used to keep it for you ," and, " You have graciously arrived, you have known pain, you have known weariness, now come on earth, take your rest, enter into your palace, rest your limbs ; may our lords come on earth.
There are far fewer witnesses to classical texts than to the Bible, and unlike the New Testament where the earliest witnesses are often within a couple decades of the original, the earliest existing manuscripts of most classical texts were written about a millennium after their composition.
Ghazals have a classical affinity with Sufism, and a number of major Sufi religious works are written in ghazal form.

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